Robert Westfall's life is falling apart--everywhere but in math class.That's the one place where problems always have a solution. But in theworld beyond high school, his father is terminally ill, his mother issquabbling with his interfering aunts, his boyfriend is unsupportive,and the career path that's been planned for him feels less appealingby the day.Robert's math teacher, Andrew McNelis, watches his best studentfloundering, concerned but wary of crossing the line betweenprofessional and personal. Gradually, Andrew becomes Robert's friend,then his confidante. As the year progresses, their relationship-inschool and out of it-deepens and changes. And as hard as he tries toresist, Andrew knows that he and Robert are edging into territory thatholds incalculable risks for both of them.J.H. Trumble, author of the acclaimed Don't Let Me Go, explores acontroversial subject with extraordinary sensitivity and grace,creating a deeply human and honest story of love, longing, andunexpected connection.